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Ontario Celebrating Canada Day with Free Parks Admission and Extending Free Family Fishing

As we celebrate Canada's 153rd birthday, this is our way of saying thank you to everyone in Ontario who has followed the public health advice to stop the spread of COVID-19," said Premier Doug Ford. "Tourism is a major source of jobs and economic benefits for many communities across the province, so it's important to support our local businesses and explore everything our province has to offer as we reopen the province this summer."

Canada’s 153rd birthday!
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Canada’s 153rd birthday!

Toronto unites online this year for Canada Day. On July 1, join morning, afternoon and evening livestream programs showcasing Toronto’s brightest talent. Enjoy music, dance, comedy, CN Tower Canada Day Light Show and much more on Canada’s 153rd birthday. Participate in virtual Canada Day programs from home and download a Celebration Kit with interactive and creative activities...

Canada ready to celebrate 152nd birthday with fireworks and flybys
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Canada ready to celebrate 152nd birthday with fireworks and flybys

OTTAWA — The skies will be filled with fireworks and military aircraft today as Canada Day celebrations are held across the country. From Nova Scotia westward to British Columbia the military will soar high above revellers celebrating Canada’s 152nd birthday, showcasing a range of aircraft both new and old including helicopters, Hercules transports, and fighter jets....

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What’s in a name? How Canada’s national birthday as we know it came to be

Many hail July 1 as Canada Day, others may hearken back to when the nation’s birthday was labelled Dominion Day, and some may wish to ignore it altogether, just like those who refused to celebrate the country’s founding for the first dozen years of its existence. No matter the approach, the official celebrations of Canada’s creation are arguably more controversial than...